LIVE VIDEO & BLOG: Winter Storm Central

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CLEVELAND -- Parts of northeast Ohio were slammed by a winter storm Wednesday.

Snow warnings and advisories were canceled Wednesday night.

For up-to-the-minute closings, travel conditions and photos, follow along in our live blog, below:

Lindsay Buckingham December 27, 20128:54 am

Medina and Summit counties have lifted its snow emergencies.

Lindsay Buckingham December 27, 20127:02 am

Many businesses, day cares and schools are closed across northeast Ohio. Are you affected?

Click the link to find out: https://fox8.com/closings/

Jessica Bates December 26, 20129:53 pm

Snapshots: Blizzard of 2012
https://fox8.com/2012/12/21/share-your-winter-weather-photos/

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20129:49 pm

The Winter Weather Advisory has been canceled.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20129:41 pm

If you didn’t get to make it out to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra tonight, you still have a chance. Fans with an unused Cleveland ticket will have an option to exchange their tickets for the following performances. Below are new show times and contact information for changing your ticket date.

· Detroit THIS Saturday, December 29th, 2012 – 3PM & 8PM
· Columbus THIS Sunday, December 30th, 2012 – 3PM & 8PM
· Or fans can wait until next year and redeem their tickets to any show on the 2013 Winter Tour, including Cleveland’s 2013 shows (with a date to be determined).

In order to sign up and redeem, please contact The Q at contactus@cavs.com. Please leave your name, your email and a phone number so that The Q staff can contact you as soon as possible.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20129:26 pm

Cleveland snow update: 48 crews focusing on clearing the city’s main streets. Two additional crews will be added to the overnight shift at midnight. Police will assist the snowplows with a pre-rush hour plowing at 4 a.m. They will do that by staffing key intersections during rush hour.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20128:58 pm

ODOT Update: Additional snowfall is expected overnight & Thursday. If high winds persist drivers should be prepared for blowing snow.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20128:26 pm

TRAFFIC UPDATE: I76 East bound near Exit 26 (E Market St.) is cleared and open.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20128:19 pm

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport already reporting flight cancellations for Thursday; including some Southwest and United flights. They recommend checking with your carrier.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20127:20 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Andreea Bocaneala in control room making sure the teleprompter is on pace with our Anchors

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20127:18 pm

Winter warnings have been canceled, but conditions are still dangerous out there.

Jack Shea just sent in this picture of an accident on I90 west near East 200th Street.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20127:05 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Photo-journalist Erica Gustafson just returned from the cold and snow shooting some of the best video you will see tonight at 10p. She is editing it now.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20126:54 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — we can shoot all the video we want but we need to get it edited. Video Editor Kelvin McGhee working to bring you the best storm video in town

fox8webcentral December 26, 20126:50 pm

Gabe: We’re out here with really cruddy roads near the airport, while our colleagues are back at the station eating pizza. So jealous! They’re gonna pay for this…

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20126:39 pm

UPDATE FROM RTA: We are experiencing service delays, ranging from 15-50 minutes on various bus routes, along with 10-15 minutes on rail.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20126:38 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — without 6pm Producer Kristen Jones — you would not be watching all the different reporters and stories right now at 6p. She is punching in the ground fox remote to talk to them

fox8webcentral December 26, 20126:35 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — if you are watching us right now at 6pm .. Technician Matt Brennan is on the hot seat bringing you the video and live shots you are watching right now.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20126:10 pm

Gabe: Headed to North Olmstead… on Columbia headed south, very slick, deep snow now. Lorain Road, again sloppy and slick.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:58 pm

Gabe: Back on I-90 Eastbound, the semi has been removed. I90 is still touch and go. Some areas with 2 lanes clear, some areas with no lane lines. Bottom line, stay home.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20125:58 pm

SNOW UPDATE: Winter warnings have been canceled. A winter weather advisory is now in effect until 11 p.m. tonight.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:46 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — our 5pm show may be on the air but we are busy working on all the others. Here is 10pm producer Doug Munnell working hard on the 10pm show.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:35 pm

GABE: Lake Road in Avon Lake, clear. It’s like it never snowed. Wow! Very impressive.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:26 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Cleveland Military Entrance Processing Center is closed tomorrow.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:23 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — This picture comes from Willard, Ohio — taken by Jerri Swope

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:13 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — our Anchors Lou Maglio and Jennifer Jordan smile for the camera during a commercial break from their snow storm coverage.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:10 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — It’s Meteorologist Andre Bernier right now in studio bringing you the very latest. Yes, he stands in front of a green screen … while you see the graphics on your TV

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20125:10 pm

The plows are out!

Jack Shea just sent in this picture from I90 in Euclid.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20125:06 pm

Barberton snow parking ban now in effect.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:04 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — here is Assignment Editor Andree Kinnee calling cities to bring you the very latest road conditions

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20125:04 pm

Another snowy view of Hopkins Airport from FOX 8 News’ Ray Justavick.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20125:02 pm

Gabe: Jacked-up Traffic!
Jack-knifed semi on I-90 Eastbound near Avon/Sheffield Rt. 611 exit. AVOID!

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:57 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — It’s not all about the snow .. Sports Anchor John Telich updating the latest on sports.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:55 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo .. a little behind the scenes look in the studio .. Erin Finning operating robotic cameras — 4pm snow special

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20124:44 pm

The snow is hitting all over the area, including at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Many flights have been cancelled or delayed. Here is a photo from our FOX 8 crews on the scene there.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20124:43 pm

From Fox 8 Reporter Mark Zinni: A time lapse of the storm.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20124:41 pm

A whiteout on the west side of Cleveland.

Click to watch Gabe Spiegel’s report: https://fox8.com/2012/12/26/west-side-winter-whiteout/

Jessica Bates December 26, 20124:41 pm

From Executive News Producer Darren Sweeney: Here are the current conditions on Wooster Rd in Rocky River.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20124:39 pm

LifeWorks of Southwest General in Middleburg Heights is closing at 8 tonight because of the weather conditions.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20124:29 pm

Level 1 snow emergency just issued for Lorain County

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:28 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — A quick picture before these two reporters Suzanne Stratford and Emily Valdez hit the snow covered neighborhoods to bring you the very latest weather coverage.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20124:26 pm

Jack Shea giving us a look from Lake County:

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:25 pm

GABE: Avoid I-90 Eastbound near Avon. Jack-knifed semi just past the Avon/Sheffield exit. One lane passing.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:23 pm

Gabe: Now we’re just guessing with the lanes on I-90 Westbound as we approach the Sheffield/Avon exit. BREAKING! JACK-KNIFED SEMI ON I-90 EASTBOUND JUST AFTER RT 611.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:23 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Photo-journalist Darci Ayres smiling and dressed warm as he heads outside to bring you the very latest snow video

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:16 pm

Just hovering the humps on I-90 Westbound near Avon. No lane lines, snow is thick. Traffic much heavier inbound than out.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20124:15 pm

The city of Cleveland is asking residents with snow removal concerns to call 216-664-2510

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:14 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Producer Chris Hyser is busy working on our snow coverage for our 7pm newscast.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20124:10 pm

Update from ODOT: It’s slow-going all over northeast Ohio this afternoon as heavy snow persists throughout the region. Many northeast Ohio routes are snow or slush covered and moving well below posted speeds. Heavy bands of snow are approaching downtown Cleveland and visibility remains poor as snow continues to accumulate.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20124:07 pm

A level 1 snow emergency just issued for the city of Vermilion

fox8webcentral December 26, 20124:04 pm

Gabe: I-90 Westbound, west of Westlake, terrible. Heavy snow coverage, can’t see lane lines.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20123:53 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — 5pm Producer Chris Gibilisco getting ready to do a 4pm storm special

Jessica Bates December 26, 20123:52 pm

A snow parking ban has been issued for the city of Solon until further notice.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20123:51 pm

According to Akron police: Avoid I76 East bound near Exit 26 (E Market St.) all 4 lanes impacted by overturned tanker.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20123:51 pm

A snow parking ban has been issued for Richmond until further notice

Jessica Bates December 26, 20123:50 pm

The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library will close at 5 p.m. today, due to severe weather conditions.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20123:50 pm

Word of His Grace Fellowship is cancelling their 7PM church service for tonight.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20123:49 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Ashtabula Baptist Church will not have services tonight — Wed, Dec. 26th.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20123:48 pm

The Blizzard warning and Winter Weather Warning will now end early at 9.p.m. tonight.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20123:47 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Church of the Lion of Judah in Maple Heights has cancelled their services for tonight.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20123:44 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — have no fear .. Mr. Goddard has been here all afternoon and will have the very latest for you beginning at 4pm.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20123:19 pm

Twinsburg Fitness Center is closed due to weather. All programs and events are cancelled for this evening.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20123:07 pm

Gabe: Note to self, don’t try to push cars when you’re wearing loafers. I just saw some guy bite the dust, hard! Sad, but hilarious.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20123:00 pm

Fox 8 viewers are sending us snow pictures from all over Northeast Ohio. Here is one from Wooster.

Submit your weather photos and look at others here: https://fox8.com/2012/12/21/share-your-winter-weather-photos/

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:53 pm

SR 700 at Streeter Rd. in Freedom Township is closed due to a crash. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:52 pm

The Cuyahoga Falls Library will be closing at 4 p.m. today.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:49 pm

A parking ban has been issued for the city of Green until Friday 8 a.m.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20122:41 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Meteorologists Angelica Campos and A J Colby working side by side

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:40 pm

The city of Ravenna has issued a snow parking ban until further notice.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:38 pm

Lorain County – S. Amherst North Lake St. Baptist Church has cancelled services for tonight due to the weather

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:38 pm

Sheffield Lake snow parking ban in effect from 3 p.m. today until 3 p.m. tomorrow.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:36 pm

From Gabe: Whiteout conditions on the city’s west side.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20122:32 pm

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Executive Producer Marc Singer and Reporter Kevin Freeman discuss his snow storm assignment.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:31 pm

A Fox 8 viewer sent us the current conditions in Orrville..

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:31 pm

FirstEnergy says it’s prepared for the winter storm. With widespread snow and wind in the area, crews are ready to respond.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:30 pm

The Cleveland Museum of Art will be closing at 3:00 PM today due to current weather conditions.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20122:30 pm

Gabe: Visibility about 200 yards near Crocker Park.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:26 pm

Snow emergency in effect for Brunswick Hills.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20122:25 pm

Gabe: About 2″ now in Bay Village and Avon, and counting…

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:22 pm

Cleveland Hopkins Airport says all airlines should be back on full schedule tomorrow (Thursday).

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:17 pm

Fox 8’s Jack Shea reports slick conditions westbound along the shoreway.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20122:17 pm

Gabe’s view: Blizzard 1, Progressive Field 0.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:15 pm

I-90 westbound near MLK exit is now back open after an accident.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20122:13 pm

The city of Akron has issued a snow parking ban for ALL STREETS.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:09 pm

Huron County snow emergency in effect.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20122:09 pm

Gabe: On I-90 West near Westlake, it’s a mess. Every so often, we’ll top 20 mph.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:02 pm

Kirtland parking ban now in effect.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20122:02 pm

County buildings in Portage County closed immediately until noon Thursday.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:44 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — I-90 West bound near the Martin Luther King Jr. exit is closed due to an accident.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20121:35 pm

Kent is now enforcing a snow parking ban.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 20121:35 pm

Bedford is now enforcing a snow parking ban.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 20121:31 pm

Rocky River police: Residents should NOT park on any city streets.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:29 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Look at this picture from Anchor / Reporter Mark Zinni — careful crossing over …

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:27 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Anchor / Reporter Mark Zinni sends us downtown picture

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:25 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Reporter Jack Shea shows us Route 2 near Mentor Headlands .. highway starting to ice up

Jessica Bates December 26, 20121:22 pm

ODOT is out in full force taking care of the roads for us. They have crews working 12-hour shifts with 80 crews on the roads in Cuyahoga, Lake & Geauga Counties. ODOT ice and snow forces will be staffed around-the-clock through the duration of this storm.

Jessica Bates December 26, 20121:18 pm

Lots of closings coming in throughout Northeast Ohio. Check out our closings page for the latest cancellations.
https://fox8.com/closings/

Jessica Bates December 26, 20121:12 pm

A snow parking ban has been issued for Canal Fulton

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:08 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Anchor/ Reporter Mark Zinni shares this photo. You can hardly see downtown Cleveland.

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:05 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Producer Chris Gibilisco sends this picture of Fox 8 Front yard. Look at the difference between 11am and 12:30pm

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 20121:04 pm

Are you ready for this winter storm? Check the Red Cross safety checklist to stay informed: https://fox8.com/2012/12/26/winter-safety-checklist-are-you-ready/

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:03 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo – Reporter Jack Shea sends this picture of Lake County salt truck on Route 2 near Eastlake

fox8webcentral December 26, 20121:01 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Reporter Peggy Sinkovich sends this from North Ridgeville snow coming down steady

fox8webcentral December 26, 201212:59 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — another picture from Reporter Melissa Reid from I-77 South

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201212:59 pm

Parking ban in Wadsworth effective immediately.

Jessica Bates December 26, 201212:58 pm

The Trans Siberian Orchestra will still have both shows today at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201212:57 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Reporter Melissa Reid showing the traffic at a stand still on Interstate 77 South

Jessica Bates December 26, 201212:56 pm

A snow parking ban will begin today at 2 p.m. in Parma Heights.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201212:56 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Here is Assignment Editor Bryan Gruden working at our assignment desk or shall we say news storm central

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:45 pm

Parking ban in effect for Stow, beginning at 2 p.m.

Jessica Bates December 26, 201212:40 pm

From Cleveland Hopkins Airport:

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:39 pm

A snow emergency is in effect in Wayne County.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201212:38 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Weather picture from Detroit Rd. in Westlake
thank you Matt Anderson

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:30 pm

Snow pictures are pouring in to FOX 8. Check out photos of the winter storm from all over Northeast Ohio and send us yours.

https://fox8.com/2012/12/21/share-your-winter-weather-photos/

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:27 pm

Fox 8’s Jack Shea sent in this photo of an ODOT truck blocking traffic after a two-car crash on I-90 near Euclid Spur.

A.J. Colby December 26, 201212:24 pm

Storm Fox Doppler is loaded up with blue! Lots of snow!!

fox8webcentral December 26, 201212:22 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Reporter Enrique Correa with his snow gear on as he leaves to cover the big storm.

A.J. Colby December 26, 201212:21 pm

Here are the latest official observations: Still going downhill…

DEFIANCE HVY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 17
FINDLAY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 17
TOLEDO METCALF SNOW VSB 1/2 WCI 22
LIMA SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 17
CLE-HOPKINS SNOW VSB 1/2 WCI 17
CLE-LAKEFRONT SNOW VSB 1/2 WCI 18
CUY CO. ARPT LGT SNOW VSB 1 WCI 18
LORAIN-ELYRIA LGT SNOW VSB 1 WCI 15
ASHTABULA LGT SNOW VSB 1 WCI 17
AKRON-CANTON HVY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 14
WOOSTER HVY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 13
MANSFIELD SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 12
YOUNGSTOWN HVY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 14
WRIGHT-PAT AFB LGT SNOW 30 25 82 NE20G25 29.60F VSB 1 WCI 18
DAYTON GENERAL LGT SNOW 31 29 92 N13G22 29.57F FOG WCI 21
WILMINGTON N/A 33 32 96 NE20G29 29.52F FOG WCI 21

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:21 pm

Lakewood will enforce a snow parking ban when 4 inches of snow falls.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:19 pm

Chester Township now has a parking ban in effect.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:18 pm

The Barberton Municipal Court and the Barberton Clerk of Court’s office will be closing at 2:00 p.m. today because of the winter storm.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:17 pm

RTA: anticipate delays on the road. Trains are running at this time.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:15 pm

Brunswick is now enforcing a snow parking ban.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201212:14 pm

A parking ban is now in effect for the village of Mogadore until further notice.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201212:05 pm

The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is closing at 4 p.m. due to the inclement weather conditions.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201212:00 pm

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Anchor / reporter Todd Meany already working on storm coverage for FOX 8 NEWS in the morning tomorrow ..

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201212:00 pm

Garfield Heights Municipal Court is closing at noon today due to the weather.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201211:57 am

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Reporter Jack Shea talking to Kara Landor and Lindsay Buckingham in Web central for web storm assignments

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:56 am

City of Cleveland: between 48-52 drivers on-duty around the clock for the next 24 hours.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:55 am

Snow emergency in effect for Summit County.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:54 am

Level 1 snow emergency in effect for Portage County.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201211:53 am

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Reporter Dave Nethers makes last few adjustments to script before leaving for his weather live shots.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:53 am

Medina County has issued a Level 1 snow emergency.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:52 am

City of Louisville: once there is 2 inches of snow on the ground, a snow parking ban will be in place.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201211:51 am

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Producer Tricia Stuckey already working on storm coverage for 8am show tomorrow !!

A.J. Colby December 26, 201211:49 am

Here’s a picture from one of our Fox Cams at I-71 in Mansfield! Snow covered, slick roads and viz down to a quarter mile at times

fox8webcentral December 26, 201211:49 am

From Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Anchor Gabe Spiegel working on storm coverage for noon show.

A.J. Colby December 26, 201211:48 am

Those are some nice looking ladies right there!

fox8webcentral December 26, 201211:46 am

from Managing Editor Toni Garbo — Producer Darcie Loreno and Executive Producer Jessica Bates working on storm coverage for noon show.

Jessica Bates December 26, 201211:46 am

The city of Hudson has issued a snow parking ban until noon tomorrow.

A.J. Colby December 26, 201211:45 am

Don’t forget to join Dick Goddard and Andre Bernier for the latest on our Blizzard tonight on Fox 8 News at 5,6 and 10 pm.

A.J. Colby December 26, 201211:44 am

Meteorologist Angelica Campos will be live @ the Fox 8 Front Yard at Noon! Welcome back Angelica!

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:42 am

The city of Cleveland is asking the private sector to release people at 1 p.m. today and city crews to go home at 2 p.m.

A.J. Colby December 26, 201211:41 am

Check this out: Visibilities and Wind Chill readings: (It’s starting to come down hard!)
FINDLAY SNOW VSB 1/2 WCI 17
LIMA VSB 1/4 WCI 18
LORAIN-ELYRIA SNOW VSB 1/2 WCI 16
AKRON-CANTON SNOW VSB 1/2 WCI 13
WOOSTER HVY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 15
MANSFIELD HVY SNOW VSB 1/4 WCI 14
YOUNGSTOWN VSB 1/4 WCI 16
DAYTON VSB 1/2 WCI 15

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:37 am

Emergency management: driving will be extremely hazardous. We’re encouraging people to stay home and wait out the storm.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:35 am

Ed FitzGerald: shutting down operations at 1:30 p.m. today.

Jessica Bates December 26, 201211:33 am

Cuyahoga County has released the following tips to keep you and your family safe during the winter storm.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201211:32 am

Cleveland city officials: Motorists should stay off the roads if they can.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201211:30 am

Flask: Avoid parking on city streets effective immediately.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201211:28 am

Parking ban issued for the City of Cleveland.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201211:27 am

Safety Director Marty Flask: In order for traffic to move smoothly, blocking intersections is a significant problem.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201211:20 am

ODOT update: 80 crews on the roads in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. They will work in 12-hour shifts.

fox8webcentral December 26, 201211:14 am

From Jack Shea: I’m heading to the east side with veteran photographer Russ Herbruck to cover the storm. We’ll be using the latest technology to stream live images of the conditions on I-90, 271, 480, and 422.

Jessica Bates December 26, 201211:10 am

From Meteorologist Scott Sabol: My mom and dad’s backyard in Hudson

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201211:04 am

Cuyahoga Falls has issued a citywide parking ban. Below is a message from Mayor Don L. Robart:

“In anticipation of the winter storm would like to alert residents and motorists to a citywide parking ban in effect starting at 12:00 noon today, December 26, 2012 until 6:00 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012. The parking ban is needed to assist our street crews in clearing off roadways. Cars parked on city streets will be ticketed and are subject to
towing.”

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201210:41 am

Cleveland city officials, including Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, will give an update on the snow removal plan, at 11:15 a.m.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 201210:32 am

The City of Parma has issued an Emergency Parking Ban for all streets effective at 4 p.m. today.

Kara Sutyak December 26, 201210:17 am

An update on the winter storm will be given later this morning. Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Emergency Management officials will talk about the severe weather at a press conference at 11:30. We will bring that to you LIVE right here.

A.J. Colby December 26, 20129:41 am

Our 8-Day Outlook still shows snow for tomorrow! Thank Heaven we get a break on Friday before the next Alberta clipper!

A.J. Colby December 26, 20129:37 am

Blizzard Warning for Cleveland (pink color) and winter storm warning for Akron Canton (red area) until 7 a.m. Thursday!

A.J. Colby December 26, 20129:35 am

Visibility will be deteriorating through the afternoon.

A.J. Colby December 26, 20129:35 am

A.J. Colby December 26, 20129:30 am

Snow reported in Lima viz down to a quarter of a mile

A.J. Colby December 26, 20129:04 am

This is our best attempt at forecasting snow amounts! As always, this is a fluid situation and things could change depending on the storm track and intensity.

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 20129:01 am

Tweet from Cleveland Hopkins:

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 20129:00 am
A.J. Colby December 26, 20128:59 am

Storm Fox Doppler is starting to show some more intense snow returns now

A.J. Colby December 26, 20128:50 am

Bad viz: a half mile and wind chill index of 14 above. The harbinger of things to come!

A.J. Colby December 26, 20128:50 am

Snow is flying in Dayton right now with bad. Here is the NWS Current Observation:
DAYTON SNOW 29 27 92 NE25G33 29.70F VSB 1/2 WCI 14

A.J. Colby December 26, 20128:47 am

Thanks for submitting your photos! I’ll try to chime in from time to time here!! Glad you’re watching (and blogging) with us! ~aj

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 20127:36 am

United Airlines canceled 60% of its flights Tuesday night. Click this link to check all flight statutes at Hopkins Airport: https://fox8.com/2012/12/25/airline-canceling-flights-ahead-of-storm/

Lindsay Buckingham December 26, 20127:00 am

Has snow hit your area yet? If it’s safe to do so, submit your winter storm photos by clicking the below link.